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How to Paint a Ceiling Fan

A ceiling fan gets a new look, a coat of stainless-steel acrylic paint is applied to give it a rustic look reminiscent of old metal.

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Top 30 Ceiling Fans Projects

  1. 1. Stairway to Dream Home (00:20:00)

    Homeowners hit a wall when it comes to renovating their new dream house.

  2. 2. Soft Contemporary (3 of 4): Lights in Place

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to remove an old ceiling fan and replace it with new monorail track lights.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. Remote-Control Ceiling Fan (01:50)

    Learn how to install a ceiling fan that operates with a remote.

  4. 4. How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan

    Save heating and cooling costs by replacing an existing light fixture with an energy-efficent fan/light combination.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Brace a Ceiling Fan

    Ceiling fans are heavier than typical light fixtures, so the junction box must be braced securely. Use these step-by-step instructions ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 6. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 2 (04:15)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  7. 7. How to Hang an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    An outdoor ceiling fan can provide cooling breezes and light to outdoor living spaces that are exposed to the elements.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. How to Install a Ceiling Fan (11:24)

    Amy Matthews demonstrates step by step how to install a ceiling fan.

  9. 9. Step 5: Connect Motor Wiring (01:37)

    How to connect the wiring on the ceiling fan motor.

  10. 10. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 4 (05:54)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  11. 11. Ceiling Fan Switches (02:08)

    Get some expert advice about installing a dimmer to a ceiling fan.

  12. 12. Ceiling Fan Install: Overview (04:16)

    Overview of steps to replace an existing light fixture with a ceiling fan.

  13. 13. Step 6: Attach Fan Blades (01:00)

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

  14. 14. Step 2: Remove Light Fixture (01:33)

    How to remove an existing light fixture from the ceiling.

  15. 15. Cool Craftsman Style (03:23)

    This family of six can't afford to be kitchenless for long.

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